Events

The Kennebec Woodland Partnership and our Partners sponsor numerous events that connect people to our woodlands and provide valuable resources for improving our understanding and management of our forests. Come join us!


November 14, 2014, Local Wood Works Conference - Augusta

For a complete list of woodland related events and opportunities sponsored by the Kennebec Land Trust, go to http://www.tklt.org/calendar/


Local Wood Works Conference - Augusta

November 14, 2014- November 15, 2014:

Description:

Local Wood WORKS

November 14, 2014

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Speakers:
Catalyzing Innovation in the Regional Wood Products Industry – Collin Miller, Northern Forest Center
Wildlands, Woodlands, and Farmlands: The Place of ‘Local’ Wood and Food in New England’s Future – Brian Donahue - Associate Professor of American Environmental Studies, Brandeis University; Environmental Historian, Harvard Forest

Panels and Workshops:
Maine Success Stories - Businesses that thrive from our forests in the logging, processing, fuel, home building and fine woodworking industries
Challenges and Opportunities - Small group discussions with business leaders, policymakers, landowners and researchers on how best to improve and grow the local wood economy

Networking and B2B Opportunities:
Business Expo - Day-long showcase for Maine businesses that work in and with those in the forest and forest products industry

Networking Reception

November 15, 2015, 8:00 am-1:00 pm
Success Story Open Houses – Voluntary site visits to highlighted businesses from the conference across the region

For more information

Cost:


Early Bird: $45 Sept 19-Oct 24, 2014
Students: $35
Regular Registration: $55
On-site/day of: $65
Registration includes one admission to the Expo, all speaker events, workshops, lunch and networking reception.

Location:

Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive, Augusta, ME 04330

Contact Information

Name:Matt Silverman
Phone:207-377-2848
Email:

Co-sponsors

Kennebec Land Trust
Maine Forest Service
Capital for Opportunity and Change
Maine Coast Heritage Trust
Kennebec Woodland Partnership
GrowSmart Maine

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Find Events at our Partners' Websites



Past Kennebec Woodland Partnership-sponsored Events

Kennebec Woodland Days 2012 Events

View flyer of events (pdf) Ready to Harvest Workshop (pdf) Kennebec Land Trust 2012 Sustainable Forestry Education Program (pdf)


Forestry Vernal Pool Ecology and Management Workshop - Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Professor Aram Calhoun, University of Maine; and Gordon Moore, Maine Forest Service District Forester, provided an introductory workshop focused on providing landowners and land managers with a general knowledge of the vernal pool habitat and the basic tools to manage these sites in a working forest environment. 

Workshop Presentations
  • Forestry Habitat Management Guidelines for Vernal Pool Wildlife (pdf | 3.7 MB)

For more information on vernal pools, please visit: www.umaine.edu/vernalpoolsExternal Link


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